The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed throughout the weekend in the Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre Chapel. Sign up now to spend one hour with HIM! [More ...]
“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit”
This highlighted portion of this week’s scripture of the week is the theme that Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI had selected for WYD and is therefore in conjunction the theme for One Rock /s WYD @ Home. There is one word in this passage that really stand out; all. Jesus doesn’t say go and convert “those who are popular”, “those who you’d like to convert”, or “those people who seem to be open to it”. He says “all”. [More ...]
Saint of the Week – St Maria Goretti
Born Maria Teresa Goretti, in Corinaldo, Italy, on October 16th, 1890, Maria was the third of seven children. Her family was very close, and even though they lived in extreme poverty, they all had a strong faith in The Lord. Due to their poverty, her father was forced to sell their farm and move to “La Cascina Antica”, sharing a building with the Serenelli family. [More ...]
So your bags are packed, you have your ticket and your lawn chair, you’ve reviewed the program intensely, mapped out the booths and food trucks that you have to hit, and memorized the lyrics to all of your favourite Audrey Assad songs. You’re ready for a great time at an awesome music festival. Nothing left to do but count down the days (3,2,1…) Hooray!
This year, as we’re sure that you have noticed, One Rock / WYD @ Home has had a new media team who have been running a blog leading up to the event. So you’re probably wondering: what’s going to happen to the people writing the blog during One Rock? Are they just going to chill out and enjoy the festival, or are they going to switch to a different job? The answer to both of those questions is NO! [More ...]